Drone Training

DroneTalks Academy: a Virtual Interactive Learning Platform

DroneTalks has launched a virtual, interactive learning platform to support the drone industry in Europe and around the world: DroneTalks Academy The drone industry is new, growing, and confusing to new comers.  DroneTalks Academy organizers Eszter Kovacs and Lorenzo Murzilli are addressing the need to condense and clarify drone industry information …

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DARTdrones Public Safety Grant: Round 4!

Round Four of the DARTdrones Public Safety Grant is open for applications!  DARTdrones made history as one of the very first drone businesses to win big on the TV show for startups, Shark Tank.  Now, their business – providing quality, professional-level training for drone pilots – has proven to be a …

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Public Safety Drones ASTM Standardized Training

Public safety drones are an increasingly important sector in the drone industry – and in communities across the country.  Now, an agreement between ASTM International and DRONERESPONDERS will move towards standardized global training of public safety personnel. “ASTM International, the global leader in fully transparent standards development, and the DRONERESPONDERS …

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DroneUp Acquires AeroVista Innovations, Enterprise Level Dro…

DroneUp is a leading drone services provider.  With an impressive list of contracts around the country, including numerous state level agreements, DroneUp has been able to scale by using a combination of software and training protocols that ensure quality pilots and quality deliverables.  Now, DroneUp has aquired AeroVista Innovations, a …

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“Know Before You Fly”: North Texas Community Steps Up to Pro…

Government agencies, community based organizations, professional drone pilots, or manned aircraft management – almost all drone industry stakeholders agree that getting new recreational and professional drone operators the resources they need to understand the rules and fly safely is a huge challenge. The North Texas UAS Safety and Integration Task …

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Flying Labs: “The Power of Local” for Drone Technology

image courtesy African Drone Forum In Africa, locally-based drone trainers and professional operators at the Flying Labs are working to emphasize the power of drone technologies for local communities – by training both local students and government officials. The Flying Labs global network of local knowledge hubs is part of …

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Making the Wright Brothers Proud: College Partnership Will E…

When it comes to drones, what could be better than a collaboration involving the Wright Brother’s hometown and their historic first flight location? Photo courtesy of ECSU Newsroom In what could be called a match made in heaven, North Carolina-based Elizabeth City State University is partnering with Ohio-based Sinclair Community …

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Gamifying Drone Training: Inside DroneU and Pix4D’s Accident…

  An insider look at DroneU and Pix4D‘s Accident Scene Reconstruction Training for Drone Operators. The following is a Guest Post by Paul Aitken, the Chief Pilot, and co-founder of Drone U, and co-host of the popular Ask Drone U podcast. Anyone familiar with drone mapping may understand the long list …

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Drones and Firefighting – Advice From the Pros in FLIR’s Jan…

In addition to being the world’s leading provider of thermal imaging solutions, FLIR offers one of the most comprehensive libraries of resources for commercial drone operators available.  From two seasons of the FLIR DELTA series – “street truth” for drone operators on topics covering a wide range of commercial applications …

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